When you think of a Filipino superhero, what comes to mind? Is it Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell or Darna? Is it Carlo Caparas' Panday, personified by the late Fernando Poe, Jr.? In an age when American comics are being mined to become the next big Hollywood blockbuster or television hit, the concept of a Filipino superhero seems ambiguous. After all, the medium where most superheroes rose to prominence, namely comic books, began in the United States.
MANILA – How does one feel when missing something so integral to one's existence? In the case of Tony Labrusca in the latest ad for McDonald's, it's as bad as missing a lover. Or at least that's what Leo Burnett Manila shows us. As a male voice belts out a modern remake of Aegis' 2002 hit “Halik,” our protagonist, Tony, is running through stopped cars in traffic.
MANILA – Who could have predicted that a facsimile of a dead whale built entirely of plastic would be so talked about worldwide? And who would have thought that the same dead whale would reap honors for Dentsu Jayme Syfu? But earn those honors 'Dead Whale' has, resulting in Dentsu Jayme Syfu walking away with the most number of awards at the recently concluded Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity 2017 in Singapore.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".